The U.S. Department of Defense announced its “Third Offset Strategy” in November 2014. One key aspect of the Third Offset Strategy is the Defense Innovation Initiative — an ambitious “effort to identify and invest in innovative ways to sustain and advance America’s military dominance for the 21st century.” This memo will critique this new technology-centric approach in view of its implications for American allies and adversaries in the Asia Pacific region.
About the Author
Peter Dombrowski is a professor in the Strategic Research Department of the U.S. Naval War College. During the 2014-15 academic year, he is also a visiting fellow at the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University.
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Last updated on 08/06/2015